270. If a ballot box or required documents are missing, the judge shall take any appropriate measure to ascertain the results of the vote.
For the purposes of this section, the judge is vested with the powers and immunity of a commissioner appointed under the Act respecting public inquiry commissions (chapter C-37).
Every person testifying in an inquiry before the judge has the same privileges and immunity as a witness before the Superior Court. Articles 307 to 309 of the Code of Civil Procedure (chapter C-25) apply, adapted as required.